The first colleges in the United States were religious institutions modeled after Oxford and Cambridge. The first of these, Harvard, was founded by the colony of Massachusetts in 1636. Shortly after, in 1693, the College of William and Mary was founded for the same purpose.
The United States is currently the most popular country in the world to study. About 16% of all students who decide to study abroad go to the United States for their degree. Different educational institutions will offer different degrees. Here are the different types of educational institutions that you will see throughout the United States.
- Community Colleges.
- Vocational Schools.
- Colleges and Universities.
- Graduate Schools.